Gabus Game Ranch

a safari lodge near Otavi

Gabus Game Ranch is a family-owned lodge in Namibia.
We offer a range of activities including game drives, horse riding, hiking trails and more on our 6200-hectare resort.
The lodge is a popular overnight accommodation for tourists travelling to Etosha, Caprivi, Windhoek and other destinations.

A Kudu bull with mud on the horns spotted on a game drive
A Giraffe sticking it's head out of the trees and bushes
A common impala on the lodge farmlands

Get close to nature.

Whether it’s on a game drive, hiking trail, or from the horseback: You can be one with nature on the farm!
Our lodge waterhole offers wildlife viewing around the clock and many other activities are available to your disposal.
Alternatively, feel free to take a break from the endless Namibian roads and relax by the swimming pool.


Room types


We have a range of different accommodation options which include: luxury rooms, family rooms, tented rooms and camping.
Guests can expect a peaceful and friendly atmosphere at the lodge which is currently managed by the german-speaking Kuehl family.


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how to find us

The Gabus lodge is located 8km from Otavi on the D3031 gravel road to Tsumeb and is accessible by all vehicle types.
Our central location makes us the perfect overnight accommodation when travelling through Namibia’s northern-central part.

centrally located


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Your Gateway

to the Etosha National Park

Looking for lodges near Etosha?
Gabus Game Ranch is a 1.5-hour drive away from the park’s Namutoni gate.
The park offers an abundance of wildlife including lions, elephants, rhinos, cheetahs, leopards, giraffes, and more.
If you prefer to be guided to the park feel free to ask about our day trips or overnight trips.

Hyena running across the landscape
Waterhole at the Etosha Park with Giraffe, Springbuck and Zebras
Male cheetah spotted in the Etosha National Park

Let's go on safari in Namibia

Namibia has many popular destinations to explore including Sossusvlei, Caprivi, Damaraland, Fish River Canyon, Etosha and many more.
We can plan and arrange your safari tour through the country for you.

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Whether it’s for self-driving or with a tour guide, we can arrange everything for you.